Definition of Juvenalian satire in US English:

Juvenalian satire

noun

  • Any of the sixteen poems comprising Juvenal's Satires, or a poem resembling these; (as a mass noun) the style of satire associated with Juvenal, characterized by bitter, scathing humour and a morally indignant tone.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in The Gentleman's Magazine.